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Databases: A Study of Influenza

Author(s): Selene Nikaido

University of Central Missouri

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This lesson introduces the student to the Influenza Research Database. Students will select Influenza genome sequences to see how they are related. Students tests hypotheses about evolutionary ideas involving reassortment in Influenza.

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Version 1.0 - published on 09 Jan 2020 doi:10.25334/Z8VP-G378 - cite this

Adapted from: Lesson II - Databases v 1.0


This Database Lesson contains information to help navigate through the Influenza Research Database.  The lesson contains a lesson to practice navigating the databases and the key to the lesson. The Genome Solver - Part II Databases slide deck is used for an introduction to databases and bioinformatics. A session explaining DNA, genetics, genomes and databases is suggested before attempting the worksheet.


This is a new exercise based on the Databases module. The exercise uses the Genome Solver - Part II Databases slide deck.

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